Foundation for TCS intelligence systems centre laid

Hyderabad, July 23 (IANS) Tata Sons Group chairman Cyrus P. Mistry on Thursday laid the foundation stone for F.C. Kohli Centre on Intelligent Systems (KCIS).

It is being built by Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) with an investment of Rs.20 crore at International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad.

The centre will carry out high impact research in natural language processing, robotics and cognitive sciences.

The KCIS, coming up with 60,000 square feet built up area, will act as an umbrella organisation at the institute to both strengthen the existing groups and facilitate new activities in related areas.

The new centre will try to attract projects and funding from other entities in the government and industry sectors, coordinate research in related domains across different centres of IIIT Hyderabad, as well as in the institute’s research collaboration with other academic institutions in the country.

Telangana Information Technology Minister K. Tarakarama Rao, TCS CEO and MD N. Chandrasekharan, former CEO of TCS F.C. Kohli, and IIIT director P.J. Narayanan attended the ceremony.

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